Activities at Pershore Arts

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Exhibiting

We were recently invited to exhibit work for sale at The Vale Golf and Country Club and are pleased to announce that last week we installed 26 pieces from 8 of our members. We organise regular exhibitions at a variety of venues throughout the year. The next opportunity is our Annual Show in the Abbey on August Bank Holiday Monday. If you would like to take part, please contact Frans or another member of the committee.

Meetings

Pershore Arts Photography Meetings

Members who enjoy photography are welcome to come along and share their work on the month’s theme or any other work. Meetings are relaxed and friendly and there is always something to be learnt from the way other people use their cameras.

Thursday 18th July: Water

Thursday 15th August: Chaos

Pershore Arts Sketchbook Meetings

Members who enjoy sketching are welcome to join our Sketchbook meetings. These are informal and friendly gatherings where we share recent work, do some sketching and chat about all things art. We are planning to arrange some special sessions for the autumn, including a demonstration of pastels. Details to follow.

Exhibitions

NT Croome Park: Embroiderers’ Guild: Landscapes - Changing Perspectives

Teacup containing embroidered tree

Small, farmed fields and a village were swept away by Capability Brown’s vision of an idyllic landscape - change indeed.

Embroiderers’ Guild members depict change using recycled vintage fabrics and materials that are not usually associated with embroidery.

NT Croome Park: Grayson Perry at Croome

This free exhibition is on show until Sunday 29 September 2019 between 11am-4pm (normal admission applies to access Croome).

Exhibition Tour

Join Head of Visitor Experience, Amy Forster-Smith, on an informative walking tour of the five works by Grayson Perry.  Explaining each piece in turn, she will interpret the themes and details in each artwork.   The one hour tour takes place at 2pm on the following dates: Mon 22 July, Sat 3 Aug, Sun 4 Aug and Fri 30 Aug 2019. Booking is essential as spaces are limited. Tickets £5 per adult and £2 per child - normal admission applies. Each ticket includes a 10% discount voucher to be spent on food and beverage in the restaurant or tea-room on the day.

Museum of Royal Worcester:

Experience Worcester’s porcelain heritage at the Museum of Royal Worcester. Discover all-new displays launched in Summer 2018.

Monday – Saturday 10am – 5pm, Sunday 10am – 4pm

Meet and Watch a Skilled Artist

Tony: Best animal and bird artist

Apprenticed at the Royal Worcester Studios, Tony was named ‘best animal and bird artist’ in 1971 by ceramics expert Henry Sandon. Subjects include wildlife and landscapes, architecture and floral compositions. He demonstrates his skills at the Museum of Royal Worcester, usually on Thursdays and Saturdays.

To see a demonstration please call ahead as days and times vary.

 Number 8 Open Exhibition: Call for submissions - deadline extended

Number 8 is calling for submissions from artists and photographers interested in exhibiting their work in the Open Exhibition 2019 from Thursday 26 September to Wednesday 16 October. One or two pieces of work: including drawings, paintings, photography, textiles and collage. For individuals, duos or groups of artists who would like to have an exhibition in 2020, the deadline for submissions is Thursday 24 July at 11am. Download a form from the website, email exhibitions@number8.org or ring 01386 561906

Exhibitions at Number 8: Portfolio 18 - ‘Variations on 18’

Thursday 18 July - Saturday 10 August

Group exhibition of abstract and figurative portraits, landscapes and still life in watercolours, acrylics and collage.

Photography Exhibition at The Hive, Worcester: Wildlife of the Severn

5 August - 1 September, Atrium

A selection of photographs curated by professional wildlife photographer Iain Green who has been leading workshops for volunteers of all ages to reveal the amazing array of wildlife along the mighty River Severn.